The legacy of Sophie Lancaster: “We should be embracing difference, not scared of it”
On August 24, 2007, 20-year-old rock fan Sophie Lancaster lost her life after she and her boyfriend were set upon by a gang in a local park.
Sylvia Lancaster – mother of Sophie, and founder of The Sophie Lancaster Foundation – has died suddenly and unexpectedly.
“Once again we have a justice system that fails to deliver justice,” says Sophie Lancaster’s mother Sylvia of the Parole Board’s decision to release murderer Ryan Herbert from jail.
Watch new 30-minute short documentary Coronation Street: Identity Stories, written and presented by Bury Tomorrow's Dani Winter-Bates.